MS Notices

Year

Notice No. of Year
Title
Issued Date

2017

11 of 2017
Revision to safety fairway at approaches to Mumbai (off Mumbai High)-reg.
20/12/2017

10 of 2017
Addendum to Merchant Shipping Notice No.7 of 2017 on "Launching of e-migrate system for seafarers - reg.
28/11/2017

9 of 2017
Implementation of the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour) Rules 2016 - the inspection and certification of the MLC on Indian Ships of GRT below 500 MT and Indian Ships registered under DG Shipping Order 18 of 2013 (Indian River Sea Vessels) and DG Shipping Order 01 of 2014 (Indian Coastal Vessels) as amended - reg.
16/11/2017

8 of 2017
Exemption of Cadets/trainees from the purview of MLC,2006-reg.
16/11/2017

7 of 2017
Launching of E-Migrate system for seafarers.
11/08/2017

6 of 2017
Corrigendum to M. S. Notice No. 04 of 2017 dated 02.06.2017 on the exemption of Cadets/Trainees from purview of MLC, 2006 - reg.
06/06/2017

4 of 2017
Flag State Inspections of Indian Vessels
18/05/2017

4 of 2017
Exemption of Cadets / Trainees from purview of MLC, 2006-reg.
02/06/2017

3 of 2017
Formation of Advisory Board Under Rule 8 of M.S (RPS) Rule, 2016 - reg.
23/03/2017

2 of 2017
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - the inspection and certification of the maritime labour conditions of Indian flag ships - reg.
17/02/2017

1 of 2017
To OCI holder / Foreign Citizen of Indian to surrender Indian CDC - reg.
16/02/2017

 
Corrigendum No 1 to M.S. Notice No.4 of 2017 dated 18.05.2017 - Flag State Inspection of Indian Vessels.
14/09/2017

 
Addendum to M.S. Notice No. 16 of 2016 - Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - the inspection and certification of the maritime labour conditions of Indian flag ships - reg.
11/10/2017

2016

16 of 2016
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - the inspection and certification of the maritime labour conditions of Indian flag ships - reg.
08/12/2016

15 of 2016
Guidelines on verified gross mass of containers - extension of time for practical and pragmatic implementation and clarificatios thereon - reg.
29/11/2016

14 of 2016
Amendments to the IMSBC Code and the revised scrutiny sheet for assessment and approval of laboratories engaged in the testing of cargo for carriage on board merchant ship, as per the IMSBC Code - reg.
29/11/2016

13 of 2016
Servicing of life saving appliances, launching appliances and on-load release gears etc. - reg.
25/11/2016

12 of 2016
Approved service station for testing / servicing of EPIRBs - clarifications - reg.
25/11/2016

11 of 2016
Certificate of Competency as cook in the merchant navy-compliance with the MLC. 2006-reg.
21/10/2016

10 of 2016
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006-retification and enforcement-reg.
10/10/2016

9 of 2016
Implementing verified gross mass of container guidelines - extension of time and clarifications - reg.
30/09/2016

8 of 2016
Reported levy of charges for weighing containers and levy of charges for variation in container weights by terminals and intermediaries pursuant to the issue of MS Notice No.4 of 2016 dated 11.05.16 - reg.
23/08/2016

7 of 2016
M.S. Notice No. 07 of 2016 - Supplementary/clarificatory additionalities to the guidelines issued vide this office MS Notice. 4 of 2016 dated 11.05.2016 concerning verified gross mass of containers - reg
22/06/2016

6 of 2016
Procedure for laying-up vessels within port limits anywhere in the world - reg.
22/06/2016

4 of 2016
Guidelines for implementing amendment to Regulation 2 of Chapter- VI of the SOLAS Convention entering into force with effect from 01st July 2016 concerning verified gross mass fo the container - reg.
11/05/2016

3 of 2016
Exemption of Vessel Sharing agreements [VSAs] of liner shipping industry from the Competition Act, 2002
28/04/2016

2 of 2016
Issuance of Document of Compliance for the carriage of dangerous goods on Indian flag cargo ships-reg.
27/04/2016

1 of 2016
In-Water Survey (IWS), in lieu of dry docking of cargo vessels.
09/03/2016

2015

11 of 2015
Clarification on registration of vessels ownd by partneship firms - reg.
16/11/2015

10 of 2015
Modification/simplification of CDC application form and its issuance - reg
21/10/2015

9 of 2015
Navigational charts - reg
22/09/2015

8 of 2015
Procedure on exemption of Vessels Sharing Agreements from Competition Act, 2002.
21/05/2015

7 of 2015
Replacement of the Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under the erstwhile Merchant Shipping (M.S.)(CDC) Rules, 1960 - reg.
30/06/2015

6 of 2015
Modification/simplification of CDC application form and its issuance - reg.
15/06/2015

5 of 2015
Issue of certificate of insurance or other financial security in respect of oil pollution damage under provision of Article VII of the Protocol of 1992 to amend the international Convention on Civil Liability for oil pollution damage 1969 (CLC Prot 19921) - reg.
13/04/2015

3 of 2015
Certificate of Competency as Cook in the merchant navy - reg.
19/03/2015

2 of 2015
Issue of certificate of insurance or other finanacial security in respect of liability for the removal of wreck under Article 12 of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 - reg.
04/03/2015

1 of 2015
Revised procedure for approval of Medical Examiners of Seafarers as per Rule 4 of the MS Medical Examination Rules, 2000 - r
16/01/2015

 
Issue of certificate of insurance or other financial security in respect of libility for the removal of wrecks under Article 12 of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of wrecks, 2007 - clarification of the M.S. Notice No.2 of 2015.
05/11/2015

2014

22 of 2014
Personal protective equipment - Ebola virus disease - reg.
18/12/2014

21 of 2014
Full and effective implementation of maritime security measures to assist in preventing the spread of the Ebola virus disease - reg.
17/11/2014

20 of 2014
Discontinuation of grant of age dispensation - reg.
03/11/2014

19 of 2014
Virus Alert - EBOLA - Reg.
13/10/2014

17 of 2014
Approval of Marine Laboratories engaged in testing of cargo for carriage on board merchant ships, as per IMSBC Code - reg.
03/09/2014

16 of 2014
Ship specific plans and procedures for recovery of persons from the water
02/09/2014

15 of 2014
Delegation of authority to Principal Officers for ISPS Certification - reg.
02/09/2014

14 of 2014
Facilitation of attending various competency courses - reg.
27/08/2014

13 of 2014
Promulgation of Prohibitive Zones around installations in Port Limits - reg.
08/08/2014

12 of 2014
Revision of fees to be charged by INDOS Cell.
31/07/2014

11 of 2014
Amendment of requirement and eligibility criteria of modular courses for the Fishing Grade CoC aspirants.
30/07/2014

10 of 2014
Replacement of the Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under the erswhile Merchant Shipping (M.S.) (CDC) Rules 1960 - reg.
15/07/2014

9 of 2014
International Safety Management (ISM) Code on Indian ships-reg.
03/06/2014

8 of 2014
Submission of original medical certificates for issuance of STCW endorsements - clarifications regarding.
15/05/2014

7 of 2014
Issuance of Certificate of Competency (COC) as Cook in the Merchant Navy revision of the format of the certificate (billingual) - reg.
13/05/2014

6 of 2014
Application for a new Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC)-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (SID) (other than to the candidates who have undergone DGS approved pre-sea training courses) - reg.
16/05/2014

6 of 2014
VSA Exemption Notification reg.
09/05/2014

5 of 2014
Coastal and ocean towing by wooden vessels/fibre-glass vessels and vessles of primitive build during fair weather season (read with M. S. Notice 08 of 2013).
23/04/2014

4 of 2014
Guidance to vessels navigating in the vicinity of Offshore Development Area (ODA)
30/05/2014

3 of 2014
Registration as bunker supplier – reg.
19/03/2014

2 of 2014
Payment of welfare fund contribution by Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers (RPS) service providers - reg.
12/03/2014

1 of 2014
Withdrawal of M. S. Notice No. 4 of 2010 dated 21.4.2010 and abolition of the Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger Vessels, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages[NCV].
22/01/2014

1 of 2014
Corrigendum to M. S. Notice No. 1 of 2014 - Withdrawal of M. S. Notice No. 4 of 2010 dated 21.4.2010 and abolition of the Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger Vessels, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages[NCV].
31/01/2014

2013

30 of 2013
Registration of Indian Ships - reg.
13/12/2013

29 of 2013
Issuance of Continuous Discharge Certificate cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) for GMDSS Certificate holders. (CRA Branch)
03/12/2013

27 of 2013
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - voluntary inspection of Indian flag ships - reg.
13/11/2013

26 of 2013
Exemption from requirement of qualifying sea-service documents for crew whose vessels were hijacked.
14/11/2013

25 of 2013
Online submission of Articles of Agreement –reg.
01/11/2013

24 of 2013
Endorsement & on Contineous Discharge Certificate as per the requirements of the ILO Convention No. 108 - reg.
14/10/2013

23 of 2013
Procedure for the Survery and Certification of Indian Passenger Ships, Operating exclusively in the coast of India, including those ships falling under the category of Special Trade Passenger (STP) ships.
01/10/2013

22 of 2013
Certification of Offshore vessels, accommodation barges, etc under the provisions Special Purpose Ships Code (SPS Code) while operating in Indian wate
05/09/2013

21 of 2013
Procedure for Assignment of Multiple Load Line for Indian ship
05/09/2013

19 of 2013
Flag State Implementation (FSI) inspection of Indian Flag Ships
03/09/2013

18 of 2013
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – Voluntary inspection of Recruitment and Placement of seafarers [RPS] service providers – reg.
30/07/2013

17 of 2013
Assessment of seagoing service in case of marine radio officers serving in Government of India Organization vessels.
18/06/2013

16 of 2013
16 of 2013 - GHG Emission control measures at Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) - 65-reg.
05/06/2013

15 of 2013
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention,2006 – voluntary inspection of Indian flag ships – reg.
31/05/2013

14 of 2013
Endorsement on Continuous Discharge Certificates as per the requirements of the ILO Convention No. 108.
30/05/2013

13 of 2013
Issuance of letter of Approval to medical examiners on DGS panel -reg.
11/06/2013

12 of 2013
Employment of foreign crew on Indian Vessels -reg INSA meeting
10/05/2013

11 of 2013
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention,2006 – voluntary inspection of Indian flag ships – reg.
17/04/2013

10 of 2013
Revised procedures in relation to application for Continuous Discharge Sertificates-Com-Seafarers Identity Document(CDC)for aspiring seafarers under going (CGS) approved longterm embedded pre-sea traning courses-reg.
16/04/2013

9 of 2013
Port State Control (PSC) inspections of Foreign flag vessels visiting Indian Ports - reg.
26/03/2013

8 of 2013
Operations of Coastal and Ocean Towing Certification. )Note - Towing Operations during Foul Weather Season is discouraged).
21/02/2013

7 of 2013
Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention,2006-Voluntry Inspection of Indian Flag ships-reg.
01/02/2013

6 of 2013
Guidelines for submission of applications for Recruitment and Placement Services licenses and their issuance –reg.
31/01/2013

5 of 2013
Endorsement on Shore Based Maintenance Certificate (SBMC)
30/01/2013

4 of 2013
On bord compliant/grievance redressal mechanism to be adopted for Indian Flag vessals, as per the guidlines of the Maritime Labour Convention
30/01/2013

3 of 2013
Grievance redressal mechanism forIndian seafarers-reg.
30/01/2013

1 of 2013
Clarification Regarding the ECDIS traning for navigational offices
03/01/2013

2012

26 of 2012
Application of Continious Discharge Certificates(CDCs) of Trainees compliting long-sea courses-additional guidelines to the revised procedures-regs
19/12/2012

25 of 2012
Revised procedure for application of Continuous Discharge Certificates-cum-Seafers Identity Documents(CDC) for aspiring Seaferes compliting DGS approved long term pre-sea traning courses-reg
13/12/2012

24 of 2012
Application form for a new Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) – cum – Seafarers Identity Document (SID) and its, renewal / duplicate/replacement (other than to the candidates who have undergone DGS approved pre-sea training courses)
04/12/2012

23 of 2012
Revised procedure for application of continuous discharge certificate – cum – seafarers identity document CDC for aspiring seafarers completing DGS approved pre-sea training courses (both long term & short term)– reg.
04/12/2012

22 of 2012
Certificates of Competency issued under the Inland Vessels Act, 1917 (as amended) -reg.
25/09/2012

21 of 2012
EMERGENCY TOWING VESSEL- 'SCI PAWAN', [IMO NO-9547233,FLAG-INDIAN, PORT OF REGISTRY-MUMBAI] DEPLOYMENT ON THE WEST COAST OF INDIA
27/08/2012

19 of 2012
Addendum to M. S. Notice 19 a of 2011 Revised requirements of International Ship and Port Facility Security Code Implementation on Indian vessels
24/07/2012

17 of 2012
CET for G P Rating
25/06/2012

16 of 2012
16 of 2012 - Port State Control (PSC) Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on requirements of the International Code for Fire Safety Systems for the year 2012 from 01.09.2012 till 30.11.2012.(OBSOLETE)
15/06/2012

16 of 2012
Port State Control (PSC) Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on requirements of the International Code for Fire Safety Systems for the year 2012 from 01.09.2012 till 30.11.2012
15/06/2012

15 of 2012
Revised Scheme for Deck Ratings to appear for Second Mate (FG) and NWKO (NCV) grade C.O.C. examination.
30/05/2012

14 of 2012
engagment of India NCV Certificate Holding Seafarers for Near Costal Veyagesh in other Costal States
25/05/2012

14 of 2012
Engagement of Indian NCV Certificate holding seafarers for Near Coastal Voyages in other Coastal States.
25/05/2012

13 of 2012
Notice to Ship owners and Ship Operators on extension of dry-docking, tail shaft and mandatory / statutory surveys of Indian Ships.
01/05/2012

12 of 2012
Procedure for obtaining Certificate of Competency as "Master of a Home-Trade Ship (below 3,000 gross tonnage) limited to service on "the coast of India and its surrounding Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on Offshore Support Vessel" under STCW 95 for serving/retired Indian Naval Officers
27/04/2012

10 of 2012
Checking of seafarers details through INDoS checker - reg.
12/04/2012

9 of 2012
M. S. Notice 09 of 2012 - Administrative fees to be remitted to the Government of India for various statutory functions as delegated to and being performed by the Recognized Organization
21/03/2012

8 of 2012
Application form for fresh Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) - cum - Seafarers' Identity Document and its, renewal / duplicate / replacement - reg.
19/03/2012

7 of 2012
Navigation off the Indian coast - transgressing of fishing nets - mistaking fishing boats with pirate skiffs.
07/03/2012

5 of 2012
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under the Merchant Shipping (CDC) Rules, 1960-reg.
05/03/2012

4 of 2012
June 2009 Amendments to SOLAS 1974 - Carriage Requirements for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS), on Indian ships regarding.
09/02/2012

4 of 2012
Corrigendum - M.S. NOTICE No. 04 OF 2012 -Amendments - Carriage Requirements for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS), on Indian ships - regarding.
20/07/2012

3 of 2012
June 2009 Amendments to SOLAS 1974 - Carriage Requirements for Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) on Indian ships
27/01/2012

2 of 2012
M. S. Notice 02 of 2012 - Prevention of Air Pollution-NOx Emissions limits for new engines-reg.
19/01/2012

1 of 2012
M. S. Notice 1 of 2012 Guidelines on use of fire hoses of less than 64 mm and couplings other than instantaneous type: Exemptions regarding
02/01/2012

2011

29 of 2011
Corrigendum to Merchant Shipping Notice No. 28 of 2011
15/12/2011

27 of 2011
Issuance of Continuous Discharge Certificate in the category of Electical/Electronic Office- reg.
31/10/2011

26 of 2011
Payment of levi fee on the bases of the Articles of Agriment signed by India Shiping Companies- enhansment of the said fee-reg
31/10/2011

25 of 2011
Delegation of Eye Sight Test Assessment to approved medical examiners.
05/10/2011

23 of 2011
Application Form for fresh Continuous Discharge Certificates (CDCs), renewal, duplicate & replacement
12/09/2011

22 of 2011
M.S. Notice 22 of 2011 - Flag State Inspection (FSI) and General Inspection (GI) of Indian flag vessels - reg. (Superseded by M.S. Notice 19 of 2013)
24/08/2011

21 of 2011
Notice to Shipowners and Ship Operators on extension of dry-docking and mandatory/statutory surveys of Indian Ships.
20/07/2011

20 of 2011
Implementation of 'Ship Registration & Mortgage e-Module online
15/06/2011

19 of 2011
Addendum to M.S.Notice 19 of 2011 - Revised Requirements of International Ship & Port Facility Security Code Implementation on India vessels.
21/10/2011

19 of 2011
Revised Requirements of International Ship & Port Facility Security Code Implementation on India vessels
20/05/2011

18 of 2011
Accelerated Sea time applicable to deck cadets on tankers of 3000 GT and above engaged in frequent cargo operations.
09/05/2011

15 of 2011
M. S. Notice 15 of 2011 - e-Module for Examination System -Engineering Grades
21/04/2011

14 of 2011
Supplementary list of approved doctors as per Rule 4 of M.S. (Medical Examination) Rules, 2000 Superseded vide M.S.Notice 14 of 2011
18/04/2011

14 of 2011
List of approved medical examiners with Indian Maritime Administration.
18/04/2011

14 of 2011
Supplementary list of approved doctors as per Rule 4 of M.S. (Medical Examination Rules, 2000 Superseded vide M.S.Notice 14 of 2011
04/04/2011

13 of 2011
M. S. Notice 11 of 2011 - Appellate authority for the punishment imposed on the candidate under Rule 44 of the Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers) Rules 1998 and under the Merchant Shipping (Cancellation or Suspension of Certificate of Competency) Rules, 2003.
08/04/2011

12 of 2011
Revised implementation schedule for requirement set out in Annexure XIII DGS order 6 of 2010. (Superseded by DGS Order 18 of 2013)
31/03/2011

11 of 2011
Periodical submission of Oil Reports to the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund reg.
29/03/2011

10 of 2011
Conversion of designated passenger spaces on offshore Supply / support vessels for accommodating Trainee Marine Officers
22/03/2011

9 of 2011
Contravention of DGS directives on conduct of Medical Examination by approved medical examiners - regarding
01/04/2011

8 of 2011
Issuance of Continuous Discharge Certificate Cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) for GMDSS Certificate holders.
14/03/2011

7 of 2011
Implementation schedule for the revised provisions under River Sea Vessels Notification reg. (Superseded by DGS Order 18 of 2013)
11/03/2011

6 of 2011
Corrigendum to M. S. Notice 6 of 2011 - General Inspection of Indian flag vessels by Recognized Organizations. (Superseded by M.S. Notice 19 of 2013)
02/05/2011

6 of 2011
M. S. Notice 6 of 2011 - General Inspection of Indian flag vessels by Recognized Organizations (Superseded by M.S. Notice 19 of 2013)
26/04/2011

6 of 2011
M. S. Notice 6 of 2011 - General Inspection of Indian flag vessels by Recognized Organizations (Superseded by M.S. Notice 19 of 2013)
26/04/2011

4 of 2011
e-Module for Examination System - Nautical Grades
16/02/2011

3 of 2011
M. S. Notice 3 of 2011 - Additional Examination Centers - commencement of Marine Engineer Officer Class IV grade of Examination (Oral function) at Mercantile Marine Departments of Goa, Port Blair, Paradip and Haldia.
11/02/2011

2 of 2011
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum- Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under Merchant Shipping (CDC) Rules, 1960
08/02/2011

1 of 2011
Guidelines for anti piracy measures to be implemented on Indian Ships
14/01/2011

2010

26 of 2010
Revision of fees for On-line Application of INDOS
28/12/2010

26 of 2010
Revision of Fees for On-line Application of INDOS
28/12/2010

25 of 2010
Suspension of issuance of Continuous Discharge Certificate Cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) for GMDSS Certificate holders
24/12/2010

24 of 2010
Submission of Application for obtaining CDC - Requirement of providing
07/12/2010

23 of 2010
Approval of Medical Examiners under the provisions of Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.
04/11/2010

22 of 2010
Submission of Articles of Agreement, application for issuance of Cookery Certificate and registration of Indenture for cadets, on-line.
01/11/2010

21 of 2010
Safe Carriage of cargoes and oil fuels by sea - Chapter VI and VII of SOLAS 74, as amended. as amended - reg.
08/11/2010

20 of 2010
Safety of Navigation Chapter V of SOLAS 1974 as amended - reg.
08/11/2010

19 of 2010
Radio Communication Chapter IV of SOLAS 1974 as amended - reg.
18/11/2010

18 of 2010
Life Saving Arrangements under Chapter III of SOLAS 1974 as amended - reg.
08/11/2010

17 of 2010
Prevention of Collision of Ships in Ports and at High Seas
08/11/2010

16 of 2010
Expansion of Examination Centers (Nautical) activities.
08/10/2010

14 of 2010
M. S. Notice 14 of 2010 - Flag State Inspection (General Inspection) - Inspection of Indian Registered Ships - reg. (Superseded by M.S. Notice 19 of 2013)
13/09/2010

11 of 2010
Special Drive on the conduct of Skipper Gr. I competency examination
07/07/2010

10 of 2010
Reorientation of different nautical streams for entry into deck department in fishing grade certification -recognition of long term pre -sea courses conducted at CIFNET.
07/07/2010

9 of 2010
Safe loading, stowage, carriage and discharging of iron ore fines on ships from Indian Ports in fair and foul season - reg.
27/08/2010

8 of 2010
Promulgation of Navigational Warnings for Specialized Operations in NAVAREA - VIII under World wide Navigational Warning System (WWNWS).
03/09/2010

7 of 2010
Ship Reporting System in Indian Waters- INDSAR/INSPIRES-reg.
03/09/2010

6 of 2010
Safe carriage of dangerous goods by sea in accordance with the provisions of IMDG Code, as amended.
19/05/2010

5 of 2010
I. V. Act Registered Crafts/ Tugs involved in dry cargo lighterage operations beyond Inland Water Limits and upto the Port Limits at Jamnagar, Gujarat.
29/04/2010

4 of 2010
Guidelines for conducting Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger vessels, Tugs, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages [NCV] (withdrawn by M.S. Notice 01 of 2014)
21/04/2010

3 of 2010
Maritime security advisory for mechanized sailing vessels (Dhows) operating around Somalia region
31/03/2010

2 of 2010
M.S. Notice No. 2 of 2010 -Part "A" Examinations of MEO-Cl IV; Cl-III-SEO; Cl-III-CEO (NCV).
25/02/2010

1 of 2010
M.S. Notice No. 1 of 2010-"License for the carriage of Petroleum in Bulk by water",
08/02/2010

2009

37 of 2009
Preliminary reporting of sub-standard ships prior to entry Into Indian Ports by the Authorized Port Officials
15/12/2009

34 of 2009
Additional Safeguards for safe carriage of solid bulk cargo especially Iron ore fines from Indian Ports.
25/09/2009

33 of 2009
Maritime Security Advisory to ships/vessels transiting Gulf of Aden
24/09/2009

32 of 2009
Maritime Security Advisory to ships/vessels transiting Gulf of Aden
24/09/2009

31 of 2009
Safe loading of solid bulk cargo with special reference to Iron ore fines from Indian ports
23/09/2009

30 of 2009
Notice to Shipowners, Ship Operators and Classification Societies on inspection of the outside of the ship’s bottom of Indian Cargo Ships.
22/09/2009

29 of 2009
Reallocation of intake of one year pre-sea Diploma in Nautical Science Course leading to 3 years B.Sc (Nautical Science) Degree Course from February to August batch - reg.
17/08/2009

28 of 2009
Recommendations to the Registrars of the Sailing Vessels for Imposing restrictions on mechanically propelled Sailing Vessels plying in foul weather season in their respective regions
07/08/2009

24 of 2009
In water survey in lieu of Dry Docking of Cargo Vessels reg. (SUPERCEDED BY M.S. NOTICE NO.1 OF 2016)
06/07/2009

22 of 2009
Maritime Security Advisory to ships/vessels transiting Gulf of Aden with latest trends of piracy incidents.
10/06/2009

21 of 2009
Diploma in Nautical Science programme leading to B.Sc degree in Nautical Science by Indian Maritime University.
29/05/2009

19 of 2009
Maritime Security Advisory to ships/vessels transiting Gulf of Aden
08/05/2009

18 of 2009
Monsoon Advisory to Shipping
09/04/2009

16 of 2009
Indian National Database of Seafarers (INDoS) Reg. Payments.
31/03/2009

14 of 2009
MARITIME SECURITY ADVISORY TO SHIPS / VESSELS TRANSITING GULF OF ADEN
26/02/2009

12 of 2009
Amendments applicable to enclosed life boat (when used as a rescue boat) requirements for recovery and maintenance of on-load release mechanism
29/01/2009

1 of 2009
Application of Gas Codes for Gas Carriers
27/10/2009

2008

23 of 2008
Online registration of INDoS and verification of Certificate of Competency issued by Indian Maritime Administration.
05/11/2008

22 of 2008
Maritime Security Advisory to Ships / Vessels Transacting Gulf of Aden
03/11/2008

21 of 2008
Graduates Entry Scheme as Nautical Deck Cadets
16/10/2008

20 of 2008
Scheme for Deck Ratings to appear for Second Mate (Foreign-going) Examination having educational qualification of 10th Standard.
25/09/2008

19 of 2008
Scheme for Deck Ratings to appear for Second Mate (Foreign-going) Examination having educational qualification of 10 + 2 (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
25/09/2008

18 of 2008
Notification for introduction of Polyvalent Cadets B.Sc.(Maritime Science) Degree Course.
22/09/2008

16 of 2008
M.S. Notice No.16 of 2008-Training Record Book for NCV Trainee Marine Engineer
26/08/2008

15 of 2008
Establishment of Safety Fairway in Offshore Development Area (ODA), Recommended Route along the Gujarat Coast and Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) off Mumbai Harbor.
16/07/2008

14 of 2008
Clarification regarding implementation of M.S.Notice number 14 of 2007
19/06/2008

14 of 2008
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC issued under M.S. (CDC) Rules, 1960.
02/09/2008

13 of 2008
Guidelines on towing permission from Indian Coast / Offshore Oil Development Area (ODA) and for Overseas Voyages - Reg.
12/09/2008

13 of 2008
Procedure for inspection and certification of vessels seeking Single/ Round/ Seasonal and sea voyages permission during fair weather season only without cargo and passengers.
06/05/2008

12 of 2008
Monsoon Advisory to Shipping
30/06/2008

11 of 2008
Procedure for conduct of examination of 6th semester of Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) & Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) B. Sc. Nautical Science Degree course.
02/05/2008

10 of 2008
Sea Time requirement for deck cadets undertaking training on Trading Cadet Training Ship (TCTS).
20/05/2008

8 of 2008
Seagoing service on board non trading cadet training ship.
29/04/2008

6 of 2008
Procedure for Common Entrance Test for admission in B.Sc (Nautical Science) programme August-2008 Entry (i.e. the batch commencing on 1st August, 2008) of IGNOU-DGS Deck Cadets 'Training Scheme
09/04/2008

6 of 2008
Corrigendum to MS Notice 6 of 2008
10/04/2008

5 of 2008
Training Record Book for NCV Deck Cadets
03/03/2008

4 of 2008
M.S. Notice No.4 of 2008 : Notice to Shipowners, Ship Operators and Classification Societies on inspection of the outside of the ship's bottom of Indian Cargo Ships
15/02/2008

3 of 2008
Procedure for inspection and certification of vessels seeking Single/ Round/Seasonal and sea voyages permission during fair weather season only without cargo and passengers
06/05/2008

2 of 2008
Procedure for obtaining replacement Certificate of Proficiency for Ship Security Officers
04/01/2008

1 of 2008
Certificate of Proficiency for Ship Security Officer
04/01/2008

2007

16 of 2007
DGS- IGNOU scheme of one year Diploma in Nautical Science leading to BSc degree programme - Sea time requirement and eligibility criteria area for second mate examination
26/12/2007

15 of 2007
Carriage of Vegetable Oils
14/11/2007

14 of 2007
Near Coastal Vessels (NCV) Deck and Engine Cadet Scheme
17/10/2007

13 of 2007
M.S. Notice No.13 of 2007 :Preparatory Course for Eligibility to sit for MEO Class-IV Examination Non-Mandatory. (Appended in TEAP B-Appendix III/1B)
17/12/2007

11 of 2007
Methodology to be adopted for dealing with Statutory Surveys by IRS in India for all vessels except Passenger Vessels
26/09/2007

10 of 2007
2 months bridging course for ATS Candidates appearing for MEO Class-II examination - for existing passed hatches. (Out dated/time bound)
28/07/2007

8 of 2007
M.S. Notice No.8 of 2007 : Restructuring of 4 years Degree Course and training requirement at MERI, Kolkata, affiliated to Jadhavpur University.
24/05/2007

7 of 2007
Corrigendum to M.S. Notice 7 of 2007 (Appended in TEAP A, Rule 45, section III/11, Flow Diagram 11/4)
18/07/2007

7 of 2007
M.S. Notice No.7 of 2007 : Examination system for progression for sailors of Indian Navy/Coast Guard to MEO Certification (NCV) (Appended in TEAP A, Rule 45, section III/11, flow diagram 11/2, 11/3, 11/4)
22/05/2007

5 of 2007
M.S. Notice No.5 of 2007 : Procedure for certification of material / equipment /appliances used on Indian ships.
02/06/2007

4 of 2007
Submission of "online" application for issuance of Continuous Discharge Certificate cum Seafarer's Identity Document (CDC).
09/04/2007

3 of 2007
Induction of cadets in a Dredge Cadre Stream with Compliance of STCW 1978 as amended in 1995
27/03/2007

1 of 2007
(Superseded vide ISPS cir. 1 of 2007)
18/01/2007

1 of 2007
Induction of cadets in a Dredge Cadre Stream with Compliance of STCW 1978 as amended in 1995 certification
25/01/2007

2006

14 of 2006
Enhancement of Safety of Navigation through proper usage of navigational charts published by Indian National Hydrographic office, Dehradun.
05/12/2006

11 of 2006
Reporting of defective navigational aids or relating Navigational Developments in or around Indian Ports or Coast of India
07/06/2006

9 of 2006
Procedure for obtaining Foreign Going M.E.O. Certificate of Competency under STCW'95 valid for ships upto 3000Kw propulsion power for holders of Near Coastal Voyages Certificates of Competency limited to BIMMS Area under STCW'95. (Out dated, but not included any where)
22/05/2006

8 of 2006
Procedure for obtaining Certificate of Competency at the Operational Level and Management Level for ships of less than 3,000 Gross Tonnage operating in near Coastal voyages - valid for areas encompassed between the ports of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Myanmar and Sri Lanka only and ships of less than 3,000 Gross Tonnage operating Worldwide for officers of Indian Navy or Indian Coast Guard Officers in possession of "Full Naval Watchkeeping Certif
17/04/2006

7 of 2006
Port State Control detention of Indian Ships
05/04/2006

7 of 2006
Procedure for obtaining Certificate of Competency at the Operational Level and Management Level for ships of less than 3,000 Gross Tonnage Operating in near Coastal Voyages (same circular of PSC to be deleted)
05/04/2006

4 of 2006
Merchant Shipping (Recruitment & Placement of Seafarers) Rules, 2005 - Bank Guarantee
02/02/2006

1 of 2006
Procedure for obtaining Foreign Going Certificate of Competency under STCW'95 for world-wide operation on ships of less than 3000 GT for holders of Near Coastal Voyages Certificates of Competency limited to BIMMS Area under STCW'95.
07/04/2006

 
Merchant Shipping Notice 3 of 2006 Reconstitution of Indian Marine Administration Establishment Mercantile Marine Department (MMD), Kochi
08/06/2006

2005

14 of 2005
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under M.S.(CDC) Rules, 1960
28/10/2005

13 of 2005
Marine casualties and incidents involving Indian citizens on board foreign flag vessels reporting thereof
25/10/2005

12 of 2005
Sea Time Requirement for Deck Cadets undertaking one year Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc degree programme in association with IGNOU or six months pre sea training at DGS approved training institutes.
21/10/2005

11 of 2005
Merchant Shipping (Recruitment & Placement of Seafarers) Rules 2005 - Placing the names of Recruitment & Placement Services on Website-regarding.
16/09/2005

10 of 2005
Merchant Shipping (Recruitment & Placement of Seafarers) Rules 2005 - Bank Guarantee
09/09/2005

8 of 2005
Issuance of CDCs - time period for disposal of cases regarding
24/08/2005

6 of 2005
Note 6 of 2005 -Examinations on Marine Electro Technology and Ship Construction and Stability -Function 5 and 6 for MEO Class IV Candidates (Appended in TEAP A flow diagram III/1)
19/07/2005

3 of 2005
Note 3 of 2005 -MEO Class I Examination (Out Dated)
15/03/2005

2 of 2005
Information to Chief Hydrographer regarding changes to charted data
27/01/2005

2004

33 of 2004
Regarding correction
07/01/2004

10 of 2004
Examination system for serving Naval Officers to obtain Certificate of Competency (Limited) issued under Regulation II / 1 of STCW'78 as amended.
05/01/2004

9 of 2004
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under the M.S. (CDC) Rules, 1960
25/08/2004

8 of 2004
Instructions to the Recognized Organizations (authorized to carry out ISM audits on behalf of the D.G.Shipping) and to the Shipping Companies on the certification to the ISM code.
16/08/2004

6 of 2004
Conversion of Certificate of Service as (Master (FG) to appropriate certificate of competency as Chief Mate(FG) or 2nd Mate (FG) under STCW'95
14/05/2004

5 of 2004
CDCs to serving naval officers
28/04/2004

4 of 2004
Constitution of a Special Cell for the Development of Coastal Shipping
28/04/2004

2 of 2004
Training of Ship Security Officers (SSO), Company Security Officer (CSO) and Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
15/03/2004

1 of 2004
Plotting of Ship positions, using Global Positioning System in Indian Navigation Chart on Everest datum
21/01/2004

2003

33 of 2003
Corrigendum to Meta Manual Vol.I page II/5 (flow chart) and related text in MS Notice No.7 of 2000 (Amendment to Para 3C of MS Notice 7 of 2000)
06/01/2003

33 of 2003
Corrigendum to Meta manual Vol.I page II/5 (flow chart) and related text in MS Notice of 07 of 2000
06/01/2003

32 of 2003
Training of Ship Security Officer (SSO), Company Security Officer (CSO), Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
24/11/2003

31 of 2003
Indian National database of Seafarers (INDOs)
20/11/2003

30 of 2003
Note 30 of 2003 -Inadvertent release of CO2 into the Engine room of a ship
18/11/2003

27 of 2003
CDCs to cadets undergoing training in foreign countries included in the "White list"
03/12/2003

26 of 2003
Promotion of women seafarers in Merchant navy and criteria for selection of candidates for various pre-sea training courses
30/10/2003

25 of 2003
Supplementary list of approved doctors as per Rule 4 of Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination) Rules, 2000
06/10/2003

24 of 2003
Clarification to M.S. Notice No. 24 of 2003
27/11/2003

24 of 2003
Conversion of Fishing Vessel Certificate of Competence to Merchant Navy Certificate of Competency under M.S. (STCW) Rules, 1998.
01/10/2003

23 of 2003
Replacement of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC) issued under M.S. (CDC) Rules, 1960
25/08/2003

22 of 2003
Clarification on MS Notice 5/2001 and 21/2001
18/08/2003

21 of 2003
Incorporating the Emblem of Govt. of India in Article of Agreement for Employment of Seafarers
25/08/2003

20 of 2003
Training of Ship Security Officer(SSO), Company Security Officer (SCO), Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
18/08/2003

19 of 2003
Note 19 of 2003 -Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers & Oil Tankers
07/08/2003

17 of 2003
Issue of CDCs to cadets, TMEs, ratings etc...
21/07/2003

16 of 2003
Note 16 of 2003 -Protection of the external high pressure fuel delivery lines
27/06/2003

15 of 2003
Training of Ship Security Officer (SSO), Company Security Officer (CSO), Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO)
19/06/2003

13 of 2003
Revalidation course for Masters & Deck Officers
05/06/2003

12 of 2003
Guidelines on ship security plan
30/05/2003

11 of 2003
New approval to GP Rating Course and Saloon Rating Course
12/05/2003

10 of 2003
Period of validity of courses and certificates Under STCW '95 requirements
30/05/2003

9 of 2003
Criteria for appointment/extension of service of Principal/Director/ Capt. Supdt./ Faculty & Instructor beyond the age of 65 ytd (Included in DGS Circular 5 of 2013---Obsolete Delete)
01/01/2003

9 of 2003
Note 9 of 2003 -Instruction to ship owners/ companies & auditors on the certification of safety management system to the ISM code (Superseded by M.S.Notice 28 of 2003) (Superseded by M.S.Notice 09 of 2014)
06/01/2003

8 of 2003
Quality Management System for Maritime Training
10/03/2003

7 of 2003
Wearing of Safety Helmet
10/03/2003

6 of 2003
Criteria for Selection of Candidates for Various Pre-Sea Training courses. (Sueprseded by DGS Circular 07 of 2005)
19/02/2003

5 of 2003
Forms of Organisation for Maritime Training Institute
03/02/2003

4 of 2003
Note 4 of 2003 -Fire incidence
19/02/2003

3 of 2003
Removal of endorsement on CDCs - Limiting of age to 60 years
29/01/2003

1 of 2003
Clarification to M.S. Notice No.30 of 2002 on structured shipboard training programme for deck cadets
06/01/2003

2002

48 of 2002
The provision for training of Marine Engineering apprentice as OICEW watch keepers or vessels below 1500 kw (Obsolete)
29/11/2002

32 of 2002
Note 32 of 2002 -Condition Assessment Scheme
31/12/2002

30 of 2002
Structured shipboard training programme for deck cadets
25/11/2002

29 of 2002
Fitment of life saving appliances, navigational equipments, radio communication equipments etc on board Indian Shipping
11/11/2002

26 of 2002
Marine casualties and incidents involving Indian citizens on board foreign flag vessels.
10/10/2002

25 of 2002
Issue of fresh CDCs & Renewal, Duplicate and Replacement CDCs etc..
11/10/2002

24 of 2002
Criteria for selection of candidates for various pre-sea training courses (Superseded by DGS Circular 07 of 2005)
03/10/2002

23 of 2002
Navigational safety of new ports developed by any agency
24/09/2002

22 of 2002
Criteria for selection of candidates for various pre-sea training coures (Superseded by DGS Circular 07 of 2005)
13/09/2002

21 of 2002
Note 21 of 2002 -Consolidated requirements for inland vessels intending to undertake operations beyond IV limits in A&N group of lslands
18/09/2002

20 of 2002
Reg. permission for starting Maritime Training Institute
11/09/2002

19 of 2002
Guidelines to ship owners and ship operators. ship masters & crews on preventing & suppressing acts of piracy & armed robbery against ships
06/09/2002

18 of 2002
Issue of CDCs to cadets, TMEs, ratings etc.
05/09/2002

17 of 2002
Approval of medical examiners to conduct pre-sea and periodic medical fitness examination of seafarers.
05/08/2002

16 of 2002
Endorsement for change of command on Indian ships
06/08/2002

14 of 2002
Compliance with the provisions of territorial; waters, Continental Shelf, Exclusive Economic Zone and other Maritime Zone Act, 1976
20/05/2002

12 of 2002
Notice to ship owners/ship operators/surveying authorities/surveyors regarding carriage of communication equipment on board sailing vessels of 100 GT and above
05/07/2002

11 of 2002
Compliance with inspires (Indian ship position & information reporting systems)
24/05/2002

10 of 2002
Power of the Govt. of India to give direction to ship licensed under M.S.Act,1958
20/05/2002

7 of 2002
Guidelines for issue of a Certificate to a rating forming part of a Navigational/Engine Room Watch under Regulation II/4 III/4 of STCW 1995: (Appended in TEAP A)
24/05/2002

6 of 2002
Note 6 of 2002 -Existing ship fire safety related regulations
30/04/2002

5 of 2002
Capsizing of a Mini Bulker Off Indian Coast
22/04/2002

4 of 2002
Watch Keeping Certificate for Seamen Helsman and D/Greaser (OBSOLETE)
04/03/2002

3 of 2002
Renewal of Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC).
22/02/2002

2 of 2002
Certificate of service issue in accordance with Section 80 (now repealed ) of the M.S. Act, 1958
14/02/2002

1 of 2002
Note 1 of 2002 -Guidelines relating to expiry of Certificate of Competency before 1st February 2002 (OBSOLETE)
01/02/2002

2001

17 of 2001
Note 17 of 2001-Examination System (OBSOLETE)
03/10/2001

16 of 2001
Note 16 of 2001 -Detention of Indian Ships at Foreign Ports due to poor house keeping -Port State Control (OBSOLETE)
28/10/2001

14 of 2001
Note 14/2001 -Inspection of the outside of the Passenger Ships Bottom & validity of Passenger Ship's Certificate (Superseded by M.S. Notice 23 of 2013)
27/10/2001

13 of 2001
Note 13 of 2001 -IMO voluntary guidelines for control & management of ships Ballast Water
08/06/2001

11 of 2001
Watch Keeping certificate for Seamen Helmsman and D/Greaser. (OBSOLETE)
21/05/2001

10 of 2001
GUIDELINES FOR ISSUE OF A CERTIFICATE TO A RATING FORMING PART OF A NAVIGATIONAL/ENGINE-ROOM WATCH UNDER REGULATION II/4 AND III/4, OF STCW 95 (OBSOLETE)
16/03/2001

9 of 2001
ISSUANCE OF CDCs WITHOUT ANY CLASSIFICATION SUCH AS HOME TRADE, FOREIGN GOING OR HOTEL STAFF
16/03/2001

4 of 2001
Certificate of Service as Master (F.G.) and STCW 1987 Convention as amended in 1995
01/06/2001

3 of 2001
Issuance of Replacement Continuous Discharge Certificate Cum-Seafarers Identity Document (CDC):
16/03/2001

3 of 2001
Requirement of Upgradation of Certificates from STCW 78 to 95 for Staff Appointed Ashore in Shipping Companies and Faculty members of Training Institutes.
14/12/2001

2 of 2001
Indian National Database of Seafarers (INDoS)
27/10/2001

2000

7 of 2000
Assessment of sea time of deck cadets
 

6 of 2000
Note 6/2000 -Examination & Certification system for Marine Engineers (OBSOLETE)
27/10/2000

5 of 2000
False Distress Alerts from EPIRBs
 

4 of 2000
Review of the Examination system
 

3 of 2000
Extra Masters' Certificate of Competency
 

2 of 2000
Certificate of service as Master (FG) and STCW1978 Convention as amended in 1995
 

1 of 2000
Problem with Yokohama Fenders
 

1999

8 of 1999
Entry into enclosed spaces on board a ship
15/10/1999

7 of 1999
False Distress Alerts from 406 Mhz EPIRB
14/07/1999

6 of 1999
Note 6/99 -Y2K Problem
28/10/1999

5 of 1999
Guidelines undertaking towage
05/05/1999

4 of 1999
Problem with installation of Hydrostatic release units for liferafts
10/03/1999

3 of 1999
Application of Gas Codes for Gas Carriers
13/01/1999

3 of 1999
Note 3/99 -Application of Gas code for Gas carriers
27/10/1999

2 of 1999
Clarification to MS Notice No. 8 & 10 of 1998
16/03/1999

1 of 1999
Problem with installation of Hydrostatic release units for liferafts
13/03/1999

1998

22 of 1998
Investigation - Sinking of M.V. "ARCADIA PRIDE"
 

21 of 1998
2182 Khz Alarm Generator Watch Received on Board Indian vessels
 

20 of 1998
Indian Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS) General Operators Certificate (GOC)
 

19 of 1998
False Distress Alerts by EPIRB on board Indian ship
 

18 of 1998
False Distress Alerts from 406 Mhz EPIRB
 

17 of 1998
Existing Seafarers - exempted form 2nd Mate Foundation course & examination
 

16 of 1998
Use of calculators in nautical examinations
09/02/1998

15 of 1998
Changes to charter data
 

14 of 1998
Continuation of MS Notice 5 of 98
 

12 of 1998
MS (Distress& Safety Radio Communication)
 

11 of 1998
Note 11/98 -MS (STCW -for Seafarers) (OBSOLETE)
28/10/1998

10 of 1998
Combined Examination - 1st MATE (FG) & MASTER (FG)
 

9 of 1998
Contravention of International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea (IRPCS), 1972
 

8 of 1998
Second Mate (FG)
22/06/1998

7 of 1998
Note 7/98 -Post State Control and operational inspection (Retain)
27/10/1998

6 of 1998
Near Coastal Voyage (NCV) Certification
 

5 of 1998
False Distress Alarms from 406 Mhz EPIRB belonging to ships
 

3 of 1998
Issue of Hard Cover Certificate at DGS
 

2 of 1998
STCW 95 Convention - Compliance with requirements of Chapter V & VI (OBSOLETE)
 

1 of 1998
Dry Docking - Explosion followed by a severe fire

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